8 Steps to Doing Top Notch Field Projects

Ever wondered about how to take field projects to the next notch? The eight (8) steps outlined by InSTEDD’s Nicolás di Tada may be just what you were looking for! With over five (5) years of experience in the field, InSTEDD’s interdisciplinary team of public health experts, scientists, and software engineers help design different tools […] → Continue Reading 8 Steps to Doing Top Notch Field Projects

SOPA/PIPA: The Battle isn’t Over! It Just Shifted

I must admit, although I knew that the defeat of Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) & Protect IP Act (PIPA) didn’t mean things were over and that copyright holders would continue to push for laws that would get what SOPA/PIPA was intended to provide, the issue had become secondary to me. It began to fade […] → Continue Reading SOPA/PIPA: The Battle isn’t Over! It Just Shifted

ICT4D Projects and Failure

Last week I was asked to prepare a presentation for CHANGE, a seminar group at the University of Washington that explores the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in improving the lives of underserved populations in low-income regions. I wanted to lead a discussion that explored how and why ICT4D projects are done in certain regions while […] → Continue Reading ICT4D Projects and Failure

Reaction to “Bringing San Quentin to Social Media”

Two weeks ago, I received a link to Alexis Madrigal’s  article titled “Bringing San Quentin to Social Media” from one of my colleagues with a note that read, “Read this yesterday on the train. Would love to hear your thoughts at some point!” Rather than limit the discussion to the two of us, I thought I would engage a […] → Continue Reading Reaction to “Bringing San Quentin to Social Media”